Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby pip » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:53 pm

Who ???
I admit to enjoying Conn Igguldens amazingly innacurate Roman books :D
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:07 pm

I was in Tesco this morning and was amused at all the 50 Shades rip-offs that have been spawned. :?
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby pip » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:18 pm

I've seen the pre order lists for books and there really is a lot of rip offs. Same thing happened when Da Vinci code was the flavour of the month. The amount of books based on religious conspiracy theories published within a year must have all the previous books combined. :roll:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:45 pm

pip wrote:Who ???
I admit to enjoying Conn Igguldens amazingly innacurate Roman books :D


:shock: I only read the first book and hated it :twisted:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:29 pm

raisindot wrote:
Dotsie wrote:OK, now I want to try. But what if I like it? How will I ever show my face in here? :shock:


If we all confess our 'guilty literary slumming' will that help? I'll start by admitting that I truly like Janet Evanovich, one of the trashiest writers out there.

Me too :lol:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:30 pm

Sjoerd3000 wrote:
pip wrote:Who ???
I admit to enjoying Conn Igguldens amazingly innacurate Roman books :D


:shock: I only read the first book and hated it :twisted:

Me too! Simon Scarrow is better. ;)
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:23 am

raisindot wrote:
Dotsie wrote:OK, now I want to try. But what if I like it? How will I ever show my face in here? :shock:


If we all confess our 'guilty literary slumming' will that help? I'll start by admitting that I truly like Janet Evanovich, one of the trashiest writers out there.


We were talking books at work a few weeks ago and one woman said she wanted something light to read for a trip away. I recommended the Stephanie Plum books. I forgot about the conversation. Well, she found me the other day in the tea room and said that she got one of books to read and proceded to tell me how bad it was. I reminded her that she wanted a light read. She said she liked a little more 'substance' in her books, something that stimulates the mind. And in her hand? 50 Shades of Grey. :D . I said good luck with the new book then. :roll: . Ah man, funny stuff.

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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:35 am

:lol: The poor woman. Will she ever realise the difference between trashy and shite, do you think? Ah well, she's happy with her "substance".
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:16 pm

pip wrote:Do what Bouncy does and pretend you didn't like it :lol: ;)



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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:17 pm

raisindot wrote:
Dotsie wrote:OK, now I want to try. But what if I like it? How will I ever show my face in here? :shock:


If we all confess our 'guilty literary slumming' will that help? I'll start by admitting that I truly like Janet Evanovich, one of the trashiest writers out there.



I love the Stephanie Plum books. Don't know if I could bring myself to watch Catherine Heigl in the movie, though.
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Catch-up » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:55 pm

I love those books too! I did watch the movie. I regretted it. :roll:
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:28 pm

That's another thing that I'll have to do. I need to be protected from myself.
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:37 pm

Que?
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Dotsie » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:57 pm

Reading books that are rubbish, watching films that are rubbish. Even when I've been told beforehand by reliable sources that they really are rubbish! That's whole hours of my life that I'll never get back.
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Re: Can anyone 'splain Fifty Shades of Gray to me?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:02 pm

Oh I see.
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